a wavering, shimmering disturbance of air above or around a hot surface.
[hee-tid] /ˈhi tɪd/ adjective 1. made hot or hotter; warmed. 2. excited; inflamed; vehement: a heated discussion. [heet] /hit/ noun 1. the state of a body perceived as having or generating a relatively high degree of warmth. 2. the condition or quality of being hot: the heat of an oven. 3. the degree of hotness; […]
[hee-tid] /ˈhi tɪd/ adjective 1. made hot or hotter; warmed. 2. excited; inflamed; vehement: a heated discussion. /ˈhiːtɪd/ adjective 1. made hot; warmed 2. impassioned or highly emotional adj. in figurative sense “agitated, inflamed,” 1590s, past participle adjective from heat (v.). Related: Heatedly.
noun, Thermodynamics. 1. a mechanical device designed to transform part of the heat entering it into work. noun 1. an engine that converts heat energy into mechanical energy
noun, Mathematics, Thermodynamics. 1. a partial differential equation the solution of which gives the distribution of temperature in a region as a function of space and time when the temperature at the boundaries, the initial distribution of temperature, and the physical properties of the medium are specified.